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Published: 15 February 2008

400 Pages

ISBN: 9780199238453

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Complementarity in the Rome Statute and National Criminal Jurisdictions

Jann Kleffner

International Courts and Tribunals Series

  • Clarifies one of the key features of the emerging international criminal justice system established under the Rome Statute, combining practice-oriented analysis with theoretical reflection
  • Provides a concrete conceptual manifestation of the complex inter-relationship between international courts and tribunals and domestic courts
  • Analyzes a highly relevant but relatively under-explored feature of the International Criminal Court in the context of a comprehensive overview of all the relevant provisions of the Rome Statute, making this a valuable reference work
  • Examines the potential catalyst function of the principle of complementarity in relation to prosecutorial action against "core crimes" at the domestic level